Lee County Oral History

Lee County Oral History

By Todd Fultz
This is a series of recordings that took place at the Lee County Public Library between a group of Senior Citizens, twice a month (second and fourth Tuesdays of the month), regarding our towns histories and cultures. This meeting started in April 2017 and is still continuing today! So come on out and lets talk about our community and its origins!
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Episode 37 (LCOH09052017)
Spending Scripts, Turkey Foot Lumber Company (Cresmont), Mine Collapses
15:05
August 3, 2018
Episode 36 (LCOH08012017)
Cave Dwellers, Caves (Hawkins Cave, Cave Hollow, Ash Cave), How artifact hunting originated in Lee County, Funkhouser and Webb Archaeology
12:35
August 3, 2018
Episode 35 (LCOH08012017)
Heidelburg Businesses, Nitroglycerin Wagon Explosion, Powderhouses
09:54
August 3, 2018
Episode 34 (LCOH08012017)
Foods of Eastern Kentucky, "Fried Green Tomatoes", "Bean Stringings", "Apple Peeling Parties"
04:48
August 3, 2018
Episode 33 (LCOH08012017)
Walkers Creek School, Heidelburg School and Businesses, Saint Helens School, Turkeyfoot Lumber Company and Railroad
11:46
August 3, 2018
Episode 32 (LCOH08012017)
Fixer Explosion, Ashland Oil Company Christmas Parties, Maloney Ridge, Maloney Family, Herbert Hoover Visits Beattyville
12:04
August 3, 2018
Episode 31 (LCOH06202017)
Tales of The Cornfield- Jonas Hollon Poor Mans Journals- Clenny Hollon
07:30
August 3, 2018
Episode 30 (LCOH06202017)
Alma Mater Origins, The importance of Pride
05:29
August 3, 2018
Episode 29 (LCOH06202017)
How FFA has evolved, Teachers of Lee County High School
07:06
August 3, 2018
Episode 28 (LCOH06062017)
"Gritty Bread", Grist Mills, Railroad Stories
18:19
August 3, 2018
Episode 27 (LCOH06062017)
First Settlers in Heidelburg from Germany
06:44
August 3, 2018
Episode 26 (LCOH06062017)
Heidelberg History, Passenger Trains, Shirley Reece's Childhood stories, Congleton Property in Lee County
14:55
August 3, 2018
Episode 25 (LCOH05162017)
Crop Duster airplane lands in a field in South Fork, Train transportation in Lee County, Transportation of Logs by the River
08:14
August 1, 2018
Episode 24 (LCOH05162017)
Donnie Benton's childhood Story Part II, Highest point in Lee County, Shooting at the Lee County Circus
11:39
August 1, 2018
Episode 23 (LCOH05162017)
Donnie Benton's childhood Story, Snow Storms of Beattyville
23:29
August 1, 2018
Episode 22 (LCOH05022017)
Doctor John Brodis, Doctor Evans, and Bobby Brandenburg
17:01
August 1, 2018
Episode 21 (LCOH05022017)
Florene Campbell, Vesty Francis, School Experiences and Violence
15:03
August 1, 2018
Episode 20 (LCOH05022017)
Halloween Traditions, Businesses of Beattyville
10:02
August 1, 2018
Episode 19 (LCOH04182017)
Pranks and Stories, Dumb Bulls, Happy Top History
21:10
August 1, 2018
Episode 18 (LCOH04182017)
Glenn Rogers (Cross Country Killer) and his Capture
08:01
August 1, 2018
Episode 17 (LCOH04182017)
Log Homes and their Construction, Ed Hawkins, Caves, and the Oscar Morton Hanging
13:21
August 1, 2018
Episode 16 (LCOH04182017)
Mrs. When, Kentucky River, Steam Boats, Ferrys, and Locks
09:10
August 1, 2018
Episode 15 (LCOH04182017)
Murders and Spooky Stories
17:28
August 1, 2018
Episode 14 (LCOH04182017)
Indian Mounds and Ways of Life in Lee County, How Fixer originated and received its name, Ashland Oil Company, Home Remedies and Medicine Men
24:06
August 1, 2018
Episode 13 (LCOH04182017)
Daniel Boone's Connection, Nevlle Shackleford's Books, Roland Estes, Jesse James Connection, WWI Draft.
15:36
August 1, 2018
Episode 12 (LCOH04182017)
Tanker Truck Explosion, Rockhouse Burials near Big Andy (Part II), JWF Williams, Caleb Horn
20:47
August 1, 2018
Episode 11 (LCOH04042017)
Wakes and Funeral traditions of the past.
14:03
August 1, 2018
Episode 10 (LCOH04042017)
How holidays were celebrated in Lee County back in the day.
11:30
August 1, 2018
Episode 9 (LCOH04042017)
Thanksgiving back in the old days.
14:02
August 1, 2018
Episode 8 (LCOH04042017)
Wesley Hobbs talks about his life.
08:38
August 1, 2018
Episode 7 (LCOH04042017)
Edith Little speaks about her life.
07:00
August 1, 2018
Episode 6 (LCOH04042017)
Carol Wood talks about her life.
06:11
August 1, 2018
Episode 5 (LCOH04042017)
Bob Smith talks about his life.
08:40
July 31, 2018
Episode 4 (LCOH04042017)
Families visit back home.
07:36
July 31, 2018
Episode 3 (LCOH04042017)
Lee County Citizens discuss the very historical, yet touristic, Red River Gorge.
17:06
July 31, 2018
Episode 2 (LCOH04042017)
The Consolidation of schools in Lee County.
05:28
July 31, 2018
Episode 1 (LCOH04042017)
Bob Smith talks about the Rockhouse Graves of Lee County.
04:02
July 31, 2018
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